How do I sync my friends 120GB iPod classic to my Macbook without deleting his songs?

Discussion in 'iPod' started by bp89, May 19, 2010.

  1. bp89 macrumors newbie

    May 19, 2010
    My friend got a 120GB iPod classic from one of his friends and he wants to sync the songs from my Macbook. He doesn't want to lose the songs on his iPod and I don't want to lose my songs and I don't want his music on my Macbook. Is this possible?
  2. xi mezmerize ix macrumors 6502a

    xi mezmerize ix

    May 24, 2010
    Maryland, USA
    if the ipod has never been connected to the computer then u can connect it and it will ask if you want to sync or not. dont sync and then find some freeware to help with what u want to do
  3. iunnohead macrumors regular

    May 10, 2008
    when it is plugged in, check the box "Manually manage music and videos". then just drag and drop the music you want to place on the iPod. this will allow you to:
    1. not lose any existing music on both the iPod and the computer
    2. not transfer anything from the iPod to the computer
    3. have both music from the iPod and the computer on the iPod

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